Tag: ECommerce

E-Commerce Will Explode This Holiday And Put Retailers’ Online Strategies To The Test

While we await the National Retail Federation’s holiday retail forecast – which will come any day – Deloitte and Forrester are out with their predictions for holiday 2020 and year-end.

Big Four accounting firm Deloitte has a “glass half full” view, expecting a rise in holiday retail sales between 1% to 1.5%. On the other hand, market research firm Forrester looks and sees the glass half empty, with retail sales declining 2.5% for the full year.  

Despite their differing forecasts, both firms are firm about one thing: this will be the year when online shopping explodes.

Online growth off the charts

Forrester sees online retail growing 18.5% this year, so that it will reach 20.2% overall penetration in

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The Top 3 Cybersecurity Threats Facing Ecommerce Sites Today

The pandemic-powered shift to working from home has turned Zoom into a household name and sent home-office furniture sales up 300%.

For many of the hundreds of millions of desk workers in the US, the sudden possibility of working from home is a huge benefit. It accommodates those with disabilities and adds needed flexibility to everyone balancing their life and work.

But the online work boom isn’t all good news: Internet security issues are on the rise, and businesses are increasingly vulnerable now that their sensitive data is shuttling across potentially unsecured networks.

Cyber attacks on the rise

In the past 12 months, nearly 6 out of 10 organizations, 59%, have suffered from a “significant” security incident. The data is from the Global Information Security Survey, by Ernst and Young. The same survey found that 48% of executive boards believe that cyber attacks or data breaches will “more than moderately”

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How Solving Their Own Need For On Demand Printing Led To One Of The Fastest Growing E-Commerce Startups

Davis Siksnans is a believer that most good business ideas come out of solving your own need. His first company Startup Vitamins was exactly that. And a need in that business directly led to Printful, which is now one of the largest print on demand drop ship companies in the world. I sat down to talk with Davis about the journey of stating Printful, why print on demand is empowering a wide range of entrepreneurs, and how COVID has impacted the business.

Dave Knox: I want to start with the story of Printful. What is the business and how did it start?

David Siksnans: Printful is a print- on- demand drop shipping business. In simple terms, we print T- shirts and other print items on demand on the

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COVID-19: Logistics Services Software Market (2020-2024)- Roadmap for Recovery| Growing E-commerce Industry to Boost the Market Growth

Technavio has been monitoring the logistics services software market and it is poised to grow by USD 2.33 billion during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of almost 9% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

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Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Logistics Services Software Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)

Although the COVID-19 pandemic continues to transform the growth of various industries, the immediate impact of the outbreak is varied. While a few industries will register a drop in demand, numerous others will continue to remain unscathed and show promising growth opportunities. Technavio’s in-depth research has all your needs covered as our research reports include all foreseeable market scenarios, including pre- & post-COVID-19 analysis. Download a Free Sample Report

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Pandemic e-commerce surge spurs race for ‘Tesla-like’ electric delivery vans

(Reuters) – Delivery fleet operators face regulatory pressure in California and other states to buy electric vehicles, but a surge in package deliveries thanks to coronavirus lockdowns has major firms itching to switch to electric right now.

UPS Driver Gilbert Lopez poses with his electric UPS truck, amid the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Los Angeles, California, U.S., September 1, 2020. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

And they want far more than just battery-powered versions of diesel- or gas-guzzling trucks and vans.

Fleet operators such as United Parcel Service Inc (UPS.N) hunger for computers on wheels that can harvest data and upgrade safety or autonomous features overnight to save money and boost profit.

“For us, it’s not just about making the wheels turn with a zero-emission vehicle,” said Scott Phillippi, UPS’s senior director of fleet maintenance and engineering, who envisions “Tesla-like” vehicles in the company’s vast fleet. “It’s

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Tech’s Role in the Future of Restaurants | E-Commerce

Restaurants have been drastically and, in some cases, permanently changed in recent months. Many of the establishments that have survived the initial round of the pandemic have moved to take-out, delivery, or curbside-pickup models. Others have significantly altered their dining experience, ordering and payment processes.

While these changes in the restaurant industry have been in response to what is hoped to be a temporary crisis, it’s likely that dining establishments will never again operate exactly as they did before coronavirus. Those that survive and thrive will need to find ways to adapt to the new reality in which they find themselves.

“We are now seeing many parking lots being converted to outdoor dining with beautiful tents, heaters and fire pits to make the space look comfortable,” Dean Small, founder and managing partner of Synergy Restaurant Consultants, told the E-Commerce Times.

“With bars being closed in many states, operators had to

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New Technology Helps Create a More Cashless Environment as Ecommerce Sales Grow

NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ —  Following the rise of advanced technology, payment methods have changed as consumers are now exposed to new digital alternatives to cash. Moreover, digitization has also impacted the payment systems within brick-and-mortar retail stores and e-commerce sites. Now, retailers can quickly process payments while providing reliable security services to prevent theft. E-commerce became largely popular due to the fact that consumers could purchase products on their phones or computer from anywhere as opposed to stepping into a brick-and-mortar store. Now e-commerce sales are continuing to grow exponentially each year as consumers opt to shop online. According to eMarketer, global e-commerce sales totaled an estimated USD 2.8 Trillion in 2018. In addition, because of the pandemic and the damage done to the traditional retail market, growth in e-commerce has accelerated. Overall, the widespread expansion of smartphones is also expected to help stimulate the mobile

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Saudi Arabia e-Commerce Eyewear Market Insights 2020-2025 – Strategies and Market Positioning of Key Players Al Barakat Group, Amazon, Eyewa, Emaar Malls, Awok, Jolly Information Technology and Noon – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Saudi Arabia E-Commerce Eyewear Market – Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2020-2025)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

Saudi Arabia’s E-Commerce Eyewear Market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.56% during the forecast period (2020-2025).

The country’s harsh and humid climate, along with a growing share of smartphones users, has let the eye wear market to gain traction in the region. That said, most of the demand is met by tourists, often including eye wear products as their daily requirement or as a part of souvenir culture.

On the other hand, the presence of brands has also leveraged the eye wear platform and made it a highly competitive sector for established players. Online retailing for the same has undertaken an upswing, driven by the millennial population vying for new and enhanced products that go along with regular fashion.

Key Market Trends

Booming Online Retail

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DermaMedics Skincare Announces New E-Commerce Website to Help People Order Professionally Engineered Skincare Products

DermaMedics Skincare Announces New E-Commerce Website to Help People Order Professionally Engineered Skincare Products

DermaMedics Skincare is pleased to announce the launch of their new e-commerce website, featuring science-based, skincare products containing the company’s patented nature-derived antioxidant technology. The newly re-designed and user-friendly website is a showcase for DermaMedics’ new skincare lines that are based on natural ingredients and formulated especially for sensitive, problematic, and aging skin. These products are clinically proven to rapidly improve skin appearance.

The new website boasts various new items and shopper’s favorites that are all accessible in a convenient online shopping format. The new e-commerce website is simple to use and lets customers have all their skincare needs delivered straight to their door.

DermaMedics’ new website is another step forward in its mission to offer men and women with skincare products formulated from the best possible ingredients. Dermamedics was once exclusively only available in doctor’s offices is now bringing their skincare line directly to the consumer! If you’re looking

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12 Trends To Capitalize On For A Visibility Boost In A Crowded E-Commerce Market

With so many people stuck at home, it’s no surprise that the e-commerce market is going through a renaissance. More and more, operators of physical retail outlets are closing their doors and instead opting to set up online stores.

With the sheer number of new retail platforms opening up online, however, how can an e-commerce business stand out? How does a company make itself known amidst the thousands of other enterprises marketing similar or related products? Luckily, 12 professionals from Forbes Agency Council use their experience to shed some light on the trends businesses can use to boost their visibility in a crowded e-commerce market.

1. Prioritizing Purpose Over Profits

The trend will undoubtedly be to bet on a more purposeful approach before thinking about sales. Prioritize purpose over profits. Businesses will have

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